Harvest Bible Chapel

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9 hrs
56 mins
Dec 1, 2018

December 2018 Elder Update

The Elders met early for December’s meeting due to the Elder/Wives Christmas party scheduled for their normal meeting time. Below is an update from our recent meeting on matters that would be of concern to the congregation. Praying for Cris Nelson Good news was shared regarding answered prayer in the life of Elgin Elder Cris […]

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Nov 16, 2018

November 2018 Elder Update

The elders met on Tuesday, November 13. In The News The elders appreciate the staff’s leadership in communicating pro-actively to the congregation about recent events. We have added an  ‘In The News’ section to www.harvestbiblechapel.org which gives latitude to communicate urgent matters (handled by XLT/EC) to the congregation with more speed than the monthly meeting […]

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Oct 19, 2018

October 2018 Elder Update

In a specially called meeting on September 29, the Elders of Harvest Bible Chapel carefully considered our biblical options related to three individuals, who have long been outside of our church. Our goal was to end their prolonged and divisive effort to undermine the Elder governance of our church and to discredit our primary leaders. We have chosen […]

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Sep 27, 2018

September 2018 Elder Update

Since our last update, the Elders met as a group on August 21 and September 18, as well our usual committee and ministry functions. Closer Campaign Heading into October, the months of preparation for our Closer Campaign are starting to bear fruit. This spiritual and financial initiative will, Lord willing, allow us to make great […]

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Jun 22, 2018

Spring/Summer 2018 Elder Update

The Elders have had productive meetings on April 17, May 15, and June 19. In addition to their normal practices of prayer and time in the Word, they focused on the following: Policies Reviewed/Implemented The Elders are responsible for initiating and maintaining policies that govern the activities of Harvest Bible Chapel, as well as ensuring […]

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Mar 16, 2018

March 2018 Elder Update

The Elders met on Tuesday, March 13, in Rolling Meadows. Updates The Elders heard reports from the executive staff team (XLT) on a variety of initiatives – of particular note, the Much More event and the Act Like Men movement. Much More’s second year saw it grow to reaching more than 3000 women. This fall, […]

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Feb 22, 2018

February 2018 Elder Update

The full Elder Board met on February 20, 2018. Pastor James opened the meeting with a devotional from Matthew 18. This passage has great relevance for Elders and church leaders, so it’s critical that it is well understood and applied. He reminded us of the lengths we must go to resolve issues and the care we […]

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Jan 18, 2018

January 2018 Elder Update

The Elder Board met on January 16, 2018. Together, the Elders thanked God for His faithfulness to Harvest in December. Reviewing the strong year-end in terms of ministry impact, attendance, and giving was an encouragement for all, and a great reflection of “the unity of the spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:3) across […]

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